Tag: Flash

Rich media exists as the best of both worlds, Part 2: Tools and examples of Rich media conversions from Flash to HTML5 and jQuery

Rich media exists as the best of both worlds, Part 2: Tools and examples of Rich media conversions from Flash to HTML5 and jQuery
As rich media designers and developers are expanding their skill sets to include Flash, HTML, and Javascript/jQuery, there is good news for all. There are currently several methods and tools available to make this job easier. The job being to either make a rich media experience in Flash, or make the Flash compatible with more... Read more »

Rich media exists as the best of both worlds, Part 1: Future of Flash and advancement of HTML5 and jQuery

Rich media exists as the best of both worlds, Part 1: Future of Flash and advancement of HTML5 and jQuery
The popularity of the Adobe Flash platform came from the endless possibilities and ease of creating rich, interactive experiences for the Web. The Flash technology has a deep Web penetration since it has a very accessible interface that allowed artistic designers as well as skilled programmers a wide range of options in the type of... Read more »

More on recent state, future of Adobe Flash for mobile and Flex, from a Chicago viewpoint

More on recent state, future of Adobe Flash for mobile and Flex, from a Chicago viewpoint
It seems as if a lot of people are wondering about the future of Adobe Flash, Flex framework, and AIR, lately. These three Web technologies make up the Adobe Flash Platform, and after the Adobe announcement that they would stop development on the Flash Player for mobile, many are asking just what this will mean... Read more »
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Adobe Flash, Edge, and how future transition to HTML5 for mobile impacts creative agencies and rich media

Adobe Flash, Edge, and how future transition to HTML5 for mobile impacts creative agencies and rich media
Recently it was announced by Adobe that they would cease further development on their mobile Flash Player, which is used to display animated features of Web sites, and a lot of Web video, ads and rich media applications on the mobile Internet. They determined it would be best to focus on HTML5 as the future... Read more »

A look at Adobe Edge, HTML and Adobe Flash: How they can work together with rich media and mobile tech

A look at Adobe Edge, HTML and Adobe Flash: How they can work together with rich media and mobile tech
During Social Media Week in Chicago, there was the monthly Chicago Flex gathering at the TechNexus downtown. As part of the meeting, the new Adobe Edge was shown off and discussed. During this, several things came to mind of the possibilities with Edge. The Web design industry and the Web itself is thriving with the... Read more »

Adobe Edge preview provides Flash-like animations in native HTML5 and CSS

Adobe Edge preview was released this Monday, August 1st, 2011. Upon first glance, Adobe Edge appears to have a simplified user interface. It looks like a Flash Professional interface with some shape drawing tools, with a combination of the timeline controls found in Adobe After Effects. Designer and developers can try it for 152 days... Read more »
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Recent Adobe Flash innovations for use in future mobile devices

Adobe Flash has come a long way since its beginning. It started as a program for creating animations in an interface that uses a timeline or coding environment for the animation effects in traditional Web sites for PCs only. A powerful tool, Flash garnered a lot of attention in recent years, both good and bad... Read more »

How emerging technologies can change news layout and reading trends

In the streets of Chicago and the rest of the world an invisible war rages in broad daylight, vying for the attention of the average newsreaders and technophiles: a war of news reading technologies. The average reader may not be aware, though, just how much thought is going into the technologies behind their news. Each method of traditional print format,... Read more »

Mobile app format war and peace

As most people who keep up to date on mobile applications news are fully aware of by now, Adobe and Apple are still not resolving much over allowing each of their technologies, Flash and the iPad or iPhone, to be compatable with each other. Back in April 2010, Apple and Adobe each shared sparring words on their company... Read more »
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